Pakistan

Bilawal calls for no-confidence motion bid against PM Imran Khan

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has called for the Opposition parties to mount a no-confidence motion bid against Prime Minister Imran Khan. He has advised this with the view that it will be much more effective than the ongoing Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) rallies. “Even 10 rallies will not yield the …

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Hamza Shahbaz withdraws bail plea in SC

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a post-arrest bail petition filed by PML-N vice-president and Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shahbaz after his counsel withdrew the plea. A three-member bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam and comprising Justice Sardar Tariq Masood and Justice Yahyah Afridi had resumed hearing the plea, …

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Pakistan looking for strong trade, investment ties with US: Asad Majeed

Pakistan is looking for strong bilateral trade and investment ties with the US under the new administration of President Joe Biden, country’s envoy to Washington Asad Majeed Khan said on Friday. Asad Majeed said Islamabad and Washington are working together for peace in Afghanistan along with other nations. “The US …

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PML-N, PPP reject appointment of ex-SC judge to head Broadsheet inquiry

The PML-N and PPP on Friday rejected the government’s move to appoint retired Supreme Court judge Azmat Saeed Sheikh as head of the Broadsheet inquiry committee, citing his past affiliation with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) as creating a “conflict of interest”. “Handing over investigations those who should [themselves] be …

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Fresh cold wave system to enter Karachi tomorrow

A fresh cold system is expected to enter Karachi from Balochistan on Saturday (tomorrow), quoting the Met Office,  on Friday. The westerly wave will bring gutsy Siberian winds with a speed from 22 to above 30 kilometers per hour, the Pakistan Meteorological Department said.The entry of the Siberian winds in …

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Pakistan records 1,745 new corona cases in last 24 hrs

According to the latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) the COVID-19 has claimed 47 more lives and 1,745 fresh infections were reported. In the past 24 hours, as many as 2,075 patients have recovered from the deadly virus in a day and 2,362 patients are still …

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COAS Gen Bajwa lauds ISI’s tireless efforts for national security

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited the Inter-Services Intelligence Headquarters, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. According to the military’s media wing, the army chief was given a comprehensive briefing on the regional and national security situation. On the occasion, the army chief …

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Karachi encounters breezy climate in front of next cold spell

The Met Office on Thursday recorded minimum temperature in the city at 12 ÂșCelsius amid blowing northwestern winds, according to a weather report. Maximum temperature in daytime expected to reach to 28 ÂșCelsius in Karachi, Pakistan Meteorological Department said. Northerly/northwesterly winds are blowing in city with 15 kilometres per hour …

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Over 60 shops, restaurants sealed over violation of Covid SOPs

Over 60 shops, restaurants and stores have been sealed besides imposition of fines by the district administration in Lahore over the violation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) against COVID-19, on Thursday. The district administration has conducted an operation against violators of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) against COVID-19 in different …

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